Wireshark Valuable Features

Erik Ruwalder
Network Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Making different profiles to tune the tool for the problems at hand, the graphing options, to customize the screen layout, etc. Also, shines for wireless troubleshooting, but most hardware does not give full insight in WiFi communication (beacon frames, etc.). View full review »
it_user260115
Senior Network Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
The drill-down available for packet analysis is great. It gives a network security engineer insight into what is going on at the packet level and enables better troubleshooting. View full review »
Yafes Duygulutuna
Sr. Security Engineer at SugarCRM
I can save the traffic and analysis when I want to. Also, it's especially helpful to follow the stream (TCP, UDP, etc.). View full review »
it_user393891
ArcSight Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Packet analysis and filtering. Packet-capture files can be hard to use due to their size. Wireshark has a tool called tshark that can parse the files without opening them so that you can take large captures, say 2-10GB, and return only relevant information. View full review »

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